Elyse Dorsey

Adjunct Professor

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Elyse Dorsey

Adjunct Professor

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Elyse Dorsey is an adjunct professor at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. She previously served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Her work at the Antitrust Division encompassed a wide array of legal and policy matters, primarily relating to IP and technology issues, the Division’s appellate and amicus brief programs, and its international and competition policy efforts. Elyse joined the Division from the Federal Trade Commission, where she served as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips, and completed a detail to the Office of Policy Planning. While at the Commission, she advised on key cases, matters, and policies affecting industries across the economy — from digital and tech to pharmaceuticals and hospitals and more — and on issues related to the Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.

Prior to that, Elyse practiced at an international law firm where her work focused upon cutting edge competition, privacy, and consumer protection issues in courts and jurisdictions across the globe, including the U.S. Supreme Court. After graduating law school, Elyse served as law clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Elyse earned her law degree summa cum laude from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Clemson University.

Contributions

Deep Dive Episode 189 – A Dawning Era for Vertical Mergers? The New Vertical Merger Guidelines, Illumina/Grail, and More

July 15, 2021

An expert panel discusses the recent developments in the vertical merger space, the Illumina/Grail case, and the future of antitrust enforcement.

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A Dawning Era for Vertical Mergers? The New Vertical Merger Guidelines, the FTC’s Challenge to Illumina/Grail, and the Future of Enforcement

July 9, 2021

A panel of experts discusses the recent developments in the vertical merger space, the theories at issue in the Illumina/Grail case, and implications for future enforcement activity.

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Deep Dive Episode 162 – Is Common Carrier the Solution to Social-Media Censorship?

February 17, 2021

Experts discuss the practicality and desirability of using common carrier to regulate social media content moderation.

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Is Common Carrier the Solution to Social-Media Censorship?

February 12, 2021

Experts debate the relevant legal contours and the desirability of a common carrier solution to curbing Big Tech power.

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